Betting Tips – How To Bet

New to Sports Wagering? A Veteran to the world of sports betting? We got you covered. Here at BangTheBook we have articles covering, the basics for eample a particular sports bet works? Then right on down to strategies and systems. As always if you have more questions checkout our sports betting forum and chat with other bettors from around the world.

  • Betting Terms – a list of Gambling Terms and Sports Betting Definitions that are useful to know when starting to bet on sports.
  • Straight Bet – The straight wager is the most common wager type for sports betting
  • Money Line Bets – The money line is simply the value of one team against another. The money line is betting on a team without using a point spread.
  • Action Bets – Action points is a way to include more points into the sports betting action and every point can make the difference between winning or losing that big bet.
  • Parlays – The parlay allows for the sports betting fan to lay a small amount with the chance to get back a big return. Learn about Open Parlays, Multichance Parlays, Progressive Parlays and Progressive Parlays
  • Teasers – A teaser bet is basically a parlay bet with adjusted lines, Learn about regular teasers, Open Teasers, monster teasers, Progressive Teasers and Multi-Chance Teasers
  • Prop Bets – Betting on a Prop bet is a very unique way of wagering on an event and is different from the normal way of wagering
  • Buying Points – Buying points moves the point spread in your favor by the number of points purchased
  • Futures – Future betting is betting on an event that will transpire in the future
  • Reverse – Future betting is betting on an event that will transpire in the future
  • If Bets – If Bets are a way to combine different wagers and provide some safety if some of the earlier wagers lose
  • Rolling If Bets – Rolling If-Bets are basically a parlay or teaser wager made conditional on the outcome of a previously placed wager that is still pending
  • Round Robin – Round Robin betting is just another way to make parlay betting even more exciting. The Round Robin is a way to combine or “box” parlays for a big return
  • Pleasers – A pleaser bet is a bet that allows the player to move the line in the sports book’s favor, in exchange for better than normal odds, learn about Multi Chance Pleasers and Progressive Pleasers as well.
  • Free Play Bets – Free plays are exactly what it sounds like. It is free money placed in your sports betting account to wager on sporting events
  • Quarter Betting – With Quarter Betting the sports bettor gets to bet on games using each quarter as an end point. Each quarter will dictate the start and the end of a wager and all bets will be graded as soon as the quarter is complete.
  • First Half Betting – Betting on the first half opens up a new avenue to the sports bettor that allows new options and edges.
  • Halftime Betting – The halftime wagering option gives the sports bettor a chance to hedge the bet on the full game. In fact halftime wagering gives the sports bettor an option that no other betting option allows.
  • Asian Handicaps – The main advantage of Asian Handicaps is that the draw result is removed from the equation when betting which comes in handy when wagering on a soccer match
  • Reduced Juice – Juice is the bookmakers commission to take your bet and how sports books make their money
  • How Does Sports Betting Work? – Today’s average sports fan at some time in their life has bet on a sporting event. It may have been college basketball during March Madness, the NFL during the Super bowl or maybe even at a horse track. This bet may have been a friendly wager between friends, at a casino, or even offshore through a sportsbook.
  • Money Management – Betting on sports with out managing your bankroll is a surefire way to bust out fast!
  • Tracking Line Movements – Odds move up and down. Its important to know what look for and why its moving.
  • How To Bet Golf – The Masters – Quick overview of how to bet on golf, what to look for and more
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    Cole started off as a part time handicapper and a full time computer programmer. After developing a computer program that consistently provided winners in NFL, NBA, MLB, and college sports Cole went into full time handicapping. The computer program and his knack for winners made him a rising star in the handicapping world. His complex computer program based on algorithms and analytical calculations have led to a 60% ATS rate.